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Re: A little help for GWorkspace

From: Enrico Sersale
Subject: Re: A little help for GWorkspace
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 14:20:04 +0200 (EET)

On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, Helge Hess wrote:

> Hi,
> in some Unixes (AFAIK in Irix) you have a 'file/directory change
> notification service'. You basically have API to let the OS send you
> notifications if some files/dirs changed.
> Somewhat like:
>   [fileManager watchPath:@"/tmp"
>              observer:self
>              selector:@selector(pathChanged:)];
> This could be done using a daemon which implements a timer and sends out
> notifications (eg using NSDistributedNotificationCenter). One advantage
> would be, that this daemon only needs to run stat once if multiple
> applications are watching the same path.
> Greetings
>   Helge

I'm wondering if this daemon could be also linked with some X libs and
libWMaker to get and distribute notifications from the window manager... 

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